Felted Animal Knits: 20 keep-forever friends to knit, felt and love
Fuse two of your passions – knitting and felting – to create gorgeous, characterful animals.
Did you know you could felt your knitting? In this incredibly inspirational and unique book, Catherine shows how you to knit animals and felt them to make wonderfully textured and cute creatures that you, friends and family will love!
- Knit the pieces using 100% wool, following the knitting pattern provided.
- Stuff and felt the pieces in hot water and leave to dry.
- Assemble and sew your animal.
- Add needle-felted detailing for a unique and realistic finish.
Only basic knitting skills are required – cast on, cast/bind off, knit, purl, increase and decrease – and the felting process is simpler than you think! Whatever your skill level, a comprehensive techniques section with photographed step by steps is included for both knitting and felting, so you can dive into your animal designs with confidence and creativity.
The tools and materials needed are basic, easy to source and cost very little, making these cute creatures perfect for beginner crafters or more experienced knitters and felters looking for fresh ideas and new techniques to try.